Category: Local News

Wadena hosts full day of league play

By Scott Comfort The Wadena Wildcat Pee Wee boys softball team hosted their North Central Saskatchewan League during Wadena Ball Day on June 3. Some of the top teams in Western Canada including Prince...

Community project prepares for growth

By Andy Labdon On May 31  a $1.3-million seeding rig rolled through Kelvington heading for the Kelvington Community Grow Project quarter, given by the Kelvington Agricultural Society, to begin seeding. Donated by Pattison Farm Equipment,...

Kelvington hires economic development manager

By Andy Labdon The new community, culture, and recreation development manager for Kelvington is already busy establishing priorities in her new role. Lorelle Holowaty, originally from Kelvington and well-known in the area, says she...

**UPDATED* Warrant issued by Greenwater RCMP

A warrant has been issued by the Greenwater RCMP seeking the location of Austin Severight, 20, from Yellow Quill First Nation. The warrant is a result of an investigation into an incident that occurred on...

Census 2016: The growth of seniors

By Andy Labdon With the release of Statistics Canada’s 2016 census, figures show that the average age of Canadians has increased from 40.6 years in 2011 to 41.2 years in 2016. For the first...

Archer heads to Indigenous Games

By Andy Labdon Randall-Dre Friday from Kylemore seems to be somewhat of a protégé when it comes to the ancient art of archery. Friday has been selected for Team Saskatchewan to participate in the...

Jackie Guy to release new song May 8

By Andy Labdon Five-time Saskatchewan Country Music Association award nominee and former Fosston-area gal Jackie Guy is about to make a new release. On May 8 Guy will release “Damned If I Do” to...

Trucks, trains and infrastructure

  By Andy Labdon Revitalization and improvement to Wadena has been at the forefront of most people’s minds this last 18 months or so, and one aspect that has been the topic of conversation...

Fish fry sold out – again

By Charlene Wirtz The Mallard Wildlife Federation once again last Sunday filled the Rose Valley Community Hall for their annual fish fry. The fish was accompanied by salads, potatoes and tartar sauce for a...

Iceberg alley on Quill Lakes

. Water levels have risen significantly to half-submerge the watch tower, left, at the wetlands. On the horizon to the right a small iceberg has toppled the feeding station bins.

Protests lined up for libraries

A province-wide effort to protest recent cuts to library funding is taking place Friday, April 7 at noon. Library supporters are being asked to Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) at their MLA’s office or...